Show #5514 - Thursday, July 24, 2008

Mark Wales game 5.

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Kathy Krieger, a retired advertising agent from Danbury, Connecticut

James Therry, a network engineer from Washington, D.C.

Mark Wales, a substitute teacher from Amherst, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $105,003)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE HENRY WHO...
ABC AFTERSCHOOL SPECIAL STARS
"O" YEAH!
DOUBLE-LETTER GEOGRAPHY
STUPID ANSWERS
SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY
(Jimmy: The world's premier center for understanding 70% of our globe, and a lot about the other 30%, too.)
    $200 11
...introduced the moving assembly line in 1913
    $200 1
In 1988 this "King of Pop" played himself in "Daddy Can't Read"
    $200 16
This "stately" American musical was first performed in 1943 as "Away We Go!"
    $200 21
The Arabic name of this Muslim nation in northwest Africa means "The Western Kingdom"
    $200 3
Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of this island
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a beach UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography.) In 1958, Scripps scientist Charles Keeling began using flasks to measure this gas in the atmosphere; the "Keeling curve" is a symbol of climate change
    $400 12
...won a Nobel Peace Prize for helping to negotiate a cease-fire in Vietnam
    $400 2
He was the dad in "My Dad Lives in a Downtown Hotel"; he later starred with brother Jeff in "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
    $400 17
Money put in a collection plate at church
    $400 22
This capital city was founded in 1840 on Lambton Harbour at the extreme south part of the North Island
    $400 4
The Statue of Liberty towers 305 feet from foundation to torch above this island
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography.) Scripps helps launch 2008 as the Year of the Reef; scientists visited Bonaire in this sea to find out why it has escaped damage done to coral elsewhere
    $600 13
...wrote of "Tom Thumb" as well as "Tom Jones"
    $600 5
"One Too Many" starred Val Kilmer & this object of affection of "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
    $600 18
A small structure away from a main dwelling that's used as a bathroom
    $600 23
Fort Peck Dam on this river in Montana provides irrigation & hydroelectric power for much of the region
    $600 8
Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest guitarists includes Robbie Robertson of the band called this
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew hangs out outside a storied building--UC San Diego's Scripps Revelle Lab.) Scripps Revelle Lab is named for Roger Revelle, whose 1960 class at Harvard influenced this Nobel Prize winner to investigate global warming
    $800 14
...under Clinton was the first Hispanic American to serve as Secretary of Housing & Urban Devlopment
    $800 6
Before he was Sen. McAllister on "Brothers and Sisters", this actor was a "Schoolboy Father"
    $800 19
A tapering stone pillar built as a monument
    $800 24
This Canadian provincial capital lies about halfway between Vancouver & Montreal
    $800 9
It's the young of a fish, whether you bake, broil or fry it
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points out a red fish from UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography.) At Birch Aquarium at Scripps you can see this, named for a red-shirted Italian leader; concern for its survival led California to make it the state marine fish
    DD: $1,000 15
...was set adrift with his son & 7 crewmen in 1611
    $1000 7
Before he was in Middle-earth as Aragorn in "Lord of the Rings", he was on ABC as Tim in "High School Narc"
    $1000 20
To a Parisian, the number 11
    $1000 25
The longest river originating in this mountain range is the Garonne, which flows northward through France
    $1000 10
It's the last name of New Zealand's first Olympic gold medal champion Malcolm
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds up a big popsicle from UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography.) It's 10 below in a special locker where ancient air helps us understand climate change using ice cylinders from Antarctica called these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Mark James Kathy
$4,200 $1,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark James Kathy
$8,200 $2,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

POETIC FORMS
SPORTS MASCOTS
A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND
ANAGRAMS THAT MAKE SENSE
PAUL REVERE
THE RAIDERS
    $400 11
Pindar was famous for this 3-letter type of poem
    $400 3
This school's mascots are Jay & Baby Jay, mythical combinations of a blue jay & a sparrow hawk
    $400 1
In 1804 French jeweler Marie-Etienne Nitot designed a sword that featured the Regent Diamond for this emperor
    $400 21
Home for a college student:
DIRTY ROOM
    $400 13
Revere's color engraving of this March 5, 1770 event depicted Crispus Attucks as white instead of black
    $400 26
The name of these raiders comes from a Scandinavian word meaning "piracy"
    $800 12
As you might guess, Anselm Hollo's poem "5 & 7 & 5" is in this form
    $800 5
Jim Henson created this green-feathered Philly mascot who was once body-slammed by Tommy Lasorda
    $800 2
When buying a diamond, consider the "4 Cs" to judge its quality & cost: color, clarity, cut & this weight
    $800 22
It's hard to get a handle on these casino games:
CASH LOST IN 'EM
    $800 14
In 1801 Revere opened America's first copper-rolling mill; he later made copper sheeting for this ship's hull
    $800 28
There's a DVD special edition of "Revenge of the Nerds" titled this adolescent type of raid
    $1200 16
Many Greek & Latin epic poems open with an invocation to one of these goddesses
    $1200 6
Video of this Southern California baseball team's capuchin monkey is used to help rally the team to victory
    $1200 4
Genius! In the 17th century, Italian lapidary Vincenzo Peruzzi developed this rounded cut that has 58 facets
    $1200 23
He was a poet, actor & dramatist:
I'LL MAKE A WISE PHRASE
    $1200 15
While practicing this profession, Revere advertised devices "of real use in speaking and eating"
    $1200 29
Last name of corporate raider Carl; it's a homophone of a type of religious image
    $1600 17
Each line of a sonnet typically contains 5 of these metrical feet
    $1600 7
Stuff the Magic Dragon is the mascot for this Southern city's NBA team
    $1600 9
South Africa's diamond industry began in 1867 after a child found a diamond beside this "colorful" river
    $1600 24
Richard Henry Lee of the Virginia colony proposed this document:
NO FINER DEED
AN IDEAL CONCEPT
    $1600 19
In 1775 Congress commissioned Revere to set up a mill to make this product whose main ingredient is saltpeter
    DD: $4,000 27
During World War II Carlson's Raiders used as a motto this 2-word Mandarin Chinese phrase meaning "work together"
    $2000 18
Sometimes used as a mnemonic device, an abecedarian poem is marked by adherence to this
    $2000 8
Billy, the mascot of this city's NFL team, gets his likeness from the city's name
    $2000 10
It's said owners of this diamond, once the personal possession of the Mogul emperors, will rule the world
    DD: $2,000 25
A Stanley Kubrick film:
KOOK CREW GO CARNAL
    $2000 20
Paul Revere was a leader of this secret organization founded in 1765 to oppose the Stamp Act
    $2000 30
On July 3, 1976, in a raid that lasted just 58 minutes, Israelis rescued 103 hostages held in this airport

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark James Kathy
$21,000 $18,400 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS NAMES
In 1906 he launched Conjurer's Monthly, a magazine that he pretty much wrote & edited himself

Final scores:

Mark James Kathy
$36,801 $36,400 $15,100
5-day champion: $141,804 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark James Kathy
$18,600 $18,400 $8,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,600

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